Ed Gordon returns to BET

News personality used to host 'Tonight With Ed Gordon'

Ed Gordon, who was for years the face of BET’s news operation, has returned to the cabler.

Broadcast journo joined BET in 1988 but left soon after his popular “BET Tonight with Ed Gordon” program was canceled eight years ago. Gordon will settle back in with BET’s news division and contribute to various programs and specials.

“As BET celebrates its 30th anniversary, it brings me great joy to welcome back one of America’s most prominent news personalities,” said BET chairman and CEO Debra Lee.

One of Gordon’s most famous interviews on BET was his sit-down with O.J. Simpson. He has also contributed to “60 Minutes II,” “Today” and “Dateline.”